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Kanji 12: 千

Meaning:

In Japanese,千 means “thousand”.


How to read it:

KunyomiNot often used
Onyomiせん

How to write it:


Origin:

You know it will be hard to describe thousand,and in ancient China,the pronunciation of 千 is similar to 人(it means human),so we add one line on top of 人,and it becomes 千,to stand for thousand.


Development:


Vocabulary:

WordReadingMeaning
一千いっせんone thousand
二千にせんtwo thousand
三千さんぜんthree thousand
四千よんせんfour thousand
五千ごせんfive thousand

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